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Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park
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Head up Sulphur Mountain for extensive views of six mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies. Named for the hot springs on its lower slopes, the mountain features both hiking trails and a scenic eight-minute gondola ride to its peak. At the summit, you'll find a 1903 meteorological observatory that still contains antique furnishings. The area at the top also includes a short historical walk and well-maintained observation decks where you can admire the scenery and snap photos. By using our Banff travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Sulphur Mountain and other attractions in Banff.
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  • This was a nice hike in the afternoon after the clouds had cleared up. It was early September so I remember it got kinda windy and chilly at the top, but not too bad. Nice views at the top. It only to...  more »
  • The gondola takes you approximately 7300' above Banff townsite and provides 360 degree views over the mountains once you reach the top. The newly renovated interpretive center provides information and...  more »
  • Banff was our final stop on our coach tour of the Canadian Rockies. We rode the Banff Gondola in the afternoon to the top of Sulphur Mountain and took in the horizon to horizon panoramic views over si...  more »